Episode 011 — Interview with Chad Mercer of Z3RO Solutions

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by Admin on November 5, 2013


Join us as we talk with Chad Mercer of Z3RO Solutions. If I could use only one word to describe Chad, it would be Unique; he is a unique individual, with a unique background, and brings a unique perspective to the industry.

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Chad Mercer Bio/Intro


  • Why do I do what I do?
  • How did I deal with it?
  • How did you end up as a gunsmith?
  • Everything is end user related…
    • “My Goal, the bad people die & good guy lives…”
  • Mindset
    • “Condition Yellow sets us free”
  • How does an individual take stewardship? What specifically are you talking about?
    • Public’s attitude towards police040
  • Which brand of AR15’s to you recommend?
  • Building an AR
    • Complete guns are narrow margins for manufactures (exercise taxes)
    • Brownells
      • 16 inch M4 profile, Hammer Forged Daniel Defense
      • Colt Barrel Nut Assembly
      • Stripped Upper
      • Stripped Lower
      • Parts Lit
      • MOE Hand guard
      • Colt But Stock mounting kit
      • MOE but stock
      • Etc, Etc, Etc
      • $1,049.04 Total (No tools, No magazines)
    • Why build your own?
    • Variation of parts from different manufactures.IPSC group
    • “Franken-Guns”
    • Tolerance Stacking
    • Maybe purchase complete lower & upper, just push pins.
    • Buy a complete rifle – Doesn’t work, send it back
  • Maintenance
  • Inspections and Preventive Maint.
  • Lubrication
  • Red Dots on Pistols




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